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Description: (American Competitions) Lacey, Adin Benedict, editor. American Competitions. Published by the T Square Club. Volume 2. [6], xxxxvi pp. 166 plates. (Folio) 34.8x29 cm. [13¾x11½"], original green cloth, leather spine label. No. 220 of 700 copies. First Edition. [Philadelphia]: T Square Club, 1908 The second compilation from this architectural club. An amazing array of measured drawings and architectural conceptions for various grand edifices, many of them municipal. Includes: Municipal Office Building for the City of New York; YWCA Building, Pittsburgh, PA; United States Post Office Building, New York City; Capitol of Porto Rico; Prison Plant near Iona Island, New York; Springfield Municipal Building, Springfield, MA.; Parliament Building, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Light wear to cloth; light marginal soiling; very good.
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